A knee injury, even a severe one, wasn't going to keep Andrew Thomas off the wrestling mat this season.
They've come a long way.When the season began, there was a fair amount of uncertainty on the Troup wrestling team.
At most tournaments, the primary goal is to finish first, to land a spot on the top of the podium.The objective is different this weekend.
They're swimming off to state.Eight members of the LaGrange High swim team have qualified for the state swim meet, which will be held today and Saturday at Georgia Tech.
One team stands between the Callaway Cavaliers and perfection.
The Lafayette Christian School Cougars tuned up for today's region finale against Heirway Christian by beating the Howard School 66-49 on Thursday.
They kept coming and coming.During LaGrange High's signing-day ceremony on Wednesday, each player walked to a table and, surrounded by family members, announced what college he'd be attending.
Mitch Mathes remembers sitting in the back of the room, watching a bunch of his teammates share the stage four years ago.
He didn't need to utter a word.When asked where he was going to sign, Terry Godwin didn't say anything.
They were back at full strength, and the results were impressive.The LaGrange Grangers, facing a critical Region 1-AAAAA home game against Harris County on Tuesday, rolled to a 76-55 victory.
They finally had a close one go their way.The Troup Tigers, who have ended up on the short end of so many close games this season, flipped the script on Tuesday.
He never wavered.Once LaGrange High's Mon Denson decided South Carolina was where he wanted to go, the recruiting process was over.
Callaway head coach Deyano Martin has been saying all season he believes his team has what it takes to beat the best teams in Region 5-AAA.On Tuesday, he was proven right.
They needed that one.After losing five straight games, all against region opponents, the LaGrange Lady Grangers headed into Tuesday's game against Harris County hoping to end their slide.
They need one more win to achieve perfection.The Callaway Cavaliers (15-4) have lost a handful of games this season, but when it comes to Region 5-AAA play, they're flawless.
They found a way.The Lafayette Christian School Cougars, after taking a comfortable lead through three quarters of Tuesday's game against Colonial Hills, found themselves facing a one-point deficit late in the game.
The big day has arrived.The recruiting process has ended, and today at high schools across the country, thousands of football players will sign their letters of intent, officially binding themselves to a college.
They're hoping to go out with a bang.There are five seniors on the LaGrange Academy basketball team, and they're in the midst of a terrific season.
They embarked on a two-game road trip to Columbus with a chance to solidify their position as the number one team in Region 1-AAAAA.
A quartet of Callaway High wrestlers are headed to state.
She never considered quitting.
With a trio of area champions leading the way, it was a big day for the Troup High wrestling team.
Lanett had no answer for Callaway's Tanesha Johnson on Saturday afternoon.Johnson, a junior guard for the Lady Cavaliers, scored 30 points to lead her team to a 65-62 road win.
With first place in the region on the line, the LaGrange Grangers traveled to Columbus hoping to come away with a key road win on Saturday.It didn't happen.